Search

North Londoners reign strong at annual Pride in the House art prize

18:17 29 July 2014

Pride in the House finalists (from left) Fernando Nonohay, Elaine Ginsburg, overall winner Sholto Williams, director of Lauderdale House Katherine Ives and finalist Peter Faulkner. Picture: Polly Hancock

Pride in the House finalists (from left) Fernando Nonohay, Elaine Ginsburg, overall winner Sholto Williams, director of Lauderdale House Katherine Ives and finalist Peter Faulkner. Picture: Polly Hancock

Polly Hancock

Among the highlights of Lauderdale House’s arts programme are the renowned Pride in the House art prize and the hugely popular Annual Photographic Competition.

Pride in the House winner 2014 Sholto Williams' pictures of water lilies were among art works sold at the private view. Picture: Polly HancockPride in the House winner 2014 Sholto Williams' pictures of water lilies were among art works sold at the private view. Picture: Polly Hancock

This year has seen a healthy crop of north London winners in spite of a strong range of entries from across the capital.

In the photo competition, which has run for 29 years and invites entries from professional, recreational and student photographers, Crouch End’s Liz Hart was named winner in the open category.

Last year’s overall winner Gordana Johnson, of Muswell Hill, was runner-up in the heritage section, which was won by Chris Moxey of west London.

The finalists in the Pride in the House prize, first launched in 2002 and open to gay and lesbian artists, were women and children’s rights solicitor Elaine Ginsberg of Highbury, figurative artist and sculptor Peter Faulkner, and Fernando Nonahay and Sholto Williams, both of Upper Holloway.

Annual Photographic Competition winners (from left) Chris Moxey, Gordana Johnson and Liz Hart, with chair of Lauderdale House Nick Peacey (second left), who presented the prizes. Picture: Polly HancockAnnual Photographic Competition winners (from left) Chris Moxey, Gordana Johnson and Liz Hart, with chair of Lauderdale House Nick Peacey (second left), who presented the prizes. Picture: Polly Hancock

Designer Sholto’s evocative images of water lilies saw him named this year’s overall winner and he will go on to hold a solo exhibition later in the year.

In a boost for Lauderdale’s fundraising efforts five pieces of art exhibited at the Pride in the House private view on July 22 were sold on the night, worth about £1,500 and with 25 per cent donated to the Lauderdale Transformed appeal.

Director Katherine Ives said: “It was one of those wonderful serendipitous moments when you have someone who wants to buy the work, who has money, and who is in the right place at the right time.”

Work from both competitions can be seen at Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, until Sunday (August 3).

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hampstead Highgate Express visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hampstead Highgate Express staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hampstead Highgate Express account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Hampstead & Highgate News Stories

Yesterday, 13:24

A woman from Gospel Oak born with a hole in her heart is to run 10km to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Yesterday, 17:30

Euston station has been closed because of overcrowding and disruption caused by Storm Doris.

Yesterday, 16:00

Children dressed as Voldemort and characters from 1984 are planning to descend on East Finchley Library to stage a World Book Day protest against Barnet Council’s “ridiculous” and “dangerously unsafe” libraries policy.

Yesterday, 14:30

Council tax in Camden is set to rise by an extra 1 per cent – on top of the previously planned 3.99pc increase.

Yesterday, 10:47

Highgate Wood and Golders Hill Park will be closed today because of strong winds.

Yesterday, 10:01

In December, TfL snubbed popular opinion to change Archway’s bus system. Last week, this led to a sickening smash between a motorcyclist and bus. The Ham&High spoke to an enraged pub landlord who was first on the scene.

Yesterday, 07:01

A much-loved nursery is fighting the threat of closure after more than a decade of dedicated service in Archway.

Yesterday, 07:00

A 72-year-old cancer victim has accused his housing association landlords of “cruel and disgraceful” behaviour after being given an eviction notice – despite pleading to stay while he receives treatment.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read Hampstead & Highgate news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now